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Preliminary Local Climatological Data for Albany, NY

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      Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6)

                                                    Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   MAY
                                          Year:    2000

  Temperature in F :        :Pcpn   :Snow:  Wind     :Sunshine: Sky     :Pk Wnd
===================================== Columns =================================
1   2   3   4   5  6a  6b    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
Dy Max Min Avg Dep HDD CDD  Wtr  Snw Dpth Avg Spd Dir Min Psbl S-S Wx    Spd Dr
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 1  64  37  51  -1  14   0    T   0.0   0 10.6 23 170 388   46   M 8     31   S
 2  63  40  52  -1  13   0 0.02   0.0   0  7.6 21  10 407   48   M 1     25 NNE
 3  68  35  52  -1  13   0 0.00   0.0   0  5.0 18 170 851  100   M       24 SSE
 4  74  50  62   9   3   0    T   0.0   0 13.9 24 160 610   72   M       30  SE
 5  79  57  68  14   0   3    T   0.0   0  6.9 20 300 279   33   M 1     23  NW
 6  86  61  74  20   0   9    T   0.0   0  7.5 23 310 602   70   M 1 8   28  NW
 7  89  57  73  18   0   8 0.00   0.0   0  9.6 26 260 506   59   M 1     33   W
 8  88  64  76  21   0  11 0.14   0.0   0  4.3 24 340 389   45   M       30  NW
 9  90  62  76  21   0  11 0.00   0.0   0  7.4 23 260 448   52   M 1 8   29   W
10  73  51  62   6   3   0 1.18   0.0   0  9.1 25 170   1    0   M 1 3   31 SSE
11  67  50  59   3   6   0 0.03   0.0   0 11.8 25 290 545   63   M 1     31  NW
12  63  52  58   2   7   0 0.02   0.0   0  6.2 18 200 112   13   M       22 SSW
13  73  54  64   8   1   0 0.98   0.0   0 11.2 28 290 339   39   M 3 1 8 33   W
14  64  47  56  -1   9   0 0.00   0.0   0 12.0 21 300 717   82   M 1     30  NW
15  60  38  49  -9  16   0    T   0.0   0  7.4 23 280 538   61   M       28 WNW
16  66  35  51  -7  14   0 0.00   0.0   0  4.6 18 300 744   85   M       23 WNW
17  71  50  61   3   4   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.1 18 170 690   78   M       23   S
18  73  56  65   7   0   0 0.95   0.0   0 15.4 28 160  87   10   M 1 8 3 37   S
19  58  42  50  -9  15   0 0.33   0.0   0  8.2 21  40   0    0   M 1     26   N
20  50  45  48 -11  17   0 0.01   0.0   0  3.1 10 170   0    0   M 1     13   S
21  54  48  51  -8  14   0 0.10   0.0   0  4.0 10 170   0    0   M 1     13   S
22  61  52  57  -3   8   0 0.02   0.0   0  5.1 12 190   9    1   M 1 2   15   S
23  66  53  60   0   5   0 0.32   0.0   0  9.8 18 170 286   32   M 1 8   25  SE
24  74  53  64   4   1   0 0.75   0.0   0  8.0 32 270 341   38   M 1 3   39   W
25  67  53  60  -1   5   0 0.10   0.0   0 11.8 28 270 354   40   M 1     36   W
26  65  48  57  -4   8   0    T   0.0   0 12.6 23 270 591   66   M       29   W
27  70  46  58  -3   7   0 0.00   0.0   0  9.6 22 280 809   90   M       25   W
28  61  48  55  -7  10   0 0.00   0.0   0  6.0 15  20 132   15   M       17 NNE
29  67  53  60  -2   5   0 0.00   0.0   0  3.4  9 160  70    8   M       12   S
30  70  46  58  -4   7   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.5 16 200 742   82   M M     21  SE
31  74  48  61  -2   4   0 0.00   0.0   0  7.5 21 190 905   99   M       25   S

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Sm 2148 1531       209  42  4.95    0    254.2        12492      M
===============================================================================
Av 69.3 49.4                               8.2 Fastst  Psbl  %   M    Max(mph)
                                 Misc ---->    32 270 27137 46           39  W  
===============================================================================
Notes:
# Last of several occurrences
Column 17 Peak Wind in M.P.H.



Preliminary Local Climatological Data (WS Form: F-6) , Page 2

                                          Station: ALBANY NY                
                                          Month:   MAY
                                          Year:    1900

[Temperature Data]      [Precipitation Data]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16

Average Monthly: 59.4   Total for Month:   4.95    1 = FOG
Dptr fm normal:   1.8   Dptr fm normal:    1.54    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY
Highest:    90 on  9    Grtst 24hr 1.22 on 18-19       TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS
Lowest:     35 on 16                               3 = THUNDER
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS
                        Total month: 0   Inches    5 = HAIL
                        Grtst 24hr 0    on 0       6 = GLAZE OR RIME
                        Grtst depth:   0 on -      7 = BLOWING DUST OR SAND:
                                                       VSBY 1/2 MILE OR LESS
                                                   8 = SMOKE OR HAZE
[No. of Days with]      [WEATHER - Days with]      9 = BLOWING SNOW
                                                   x = TORNADO
Max 32 or below:  0     0.01 inch or more: 14
Max 90 or above:  1     0.10 inch or more:  9
Min 32 or below:  0     0.50 inch or more:  4
Min  0 or below:  0     1.00 inch or more:  1

[HDD (Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.   209    Clear  (scale 0-3)   M
Dptr fm normal   -38    Ptcldy (scale 4-7)   M
Seasonal total  6272    Cloudy (scale 8-10)  M
Dptr fm normal  -588

[CDD  Base 65) ]
Total this Mo.    42
Dptr fm normal    24    [Pressure Data]
Seasonal total    42    Highest SLP 30.35  on 3 
Dptr fm normal    24    Lowest  SLP 29.43  on 25

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MAY CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT FOR ALBANY NY                
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  ALBANY NY                
 931 AM EDT THU JUN 01 2000


TEMPERATURE DATA......
                             (DEGREES F)
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.... 59.4   OR 1.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 69.3
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE.... 49.4
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS  90 ON DAY  9
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE WAS  35 ON DAY 16

HEATING DEGREE DAYS           (BASE 65)        COOLING DEGREE DAYS
MONTHLY TOTAL ...........   209       MONTHLY TOTAL ..........  42
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....   -38       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  24
SEASONAL TOTAL (JUL-JUN).  6272       SEASONAL TOTAL (JAN-DEC)  42
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL....  -588       DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...  24


PRECIPITATION DATA....
                              ..RAIN..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   4.95  OR   1.54 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
TOTAL SINCE JANUARY 1ST.....  19.25  OR   5.29 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL
GREATEST 24 HOUR RAINFALL WAS  1.22 INCHES ON DAY(S) 18-19
                              ..SNOW..
TOTAL FOR THE MONTH.........   0.0
TOTAL FOR THE SEASON........   62.1
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL WAS  0    INCHES ON DAY(S) 0    

                         ..NUMBER OF DAYS..
WITH  .01 INCHES OR MORE 14          HIGHS 32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH  .10 INCHES OR MORE  9          HIGHS 90 DEGREES OR WARMER  1
WITH  .50 INCHES OR MORE  4          LOWS  32 DEGREES OR COLDER  0
WITH 1.00 INCHES OR MORE  1          LOWS   0 DEGREES OR COLDER  0


SKY CONDITION.........             SEA LEVEL PRESSURE............

NUMBER OF DAYS  CLEAR ..  M        HIGHEST 30.35  INCHES ON DAY 3 
NUMBER OF DAYS PTCLDY ..  M        LOWEST  29.43  INCHES ON DAY 25
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY ..  M

WIND DATA.............

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WIND SPEED WAS  8.2 MPH
THE FASTEST ONE-MINUTE WIND WAS...   32 MPH FROM 270 DEGREES
THE HIGHEST PEAK WIND GUST WAS....   39 FROM THE W  

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